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anonymous
 one year ago
Directions: consider the situation below. Calculate the sum. Problem: A football team gained 7 and 2/5 yards and then lost 1 and 3/5 yards.
anonymous
 one year ago
Directions: consider the situation below. Calculate the sum. Problem: A football team gained 7 and 2/5 yards and then lost 1 and 3/5 yards.

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welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0net gain = 7 2/5  1 3/5

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can do this by converting the mixed numbers to improper fraction first

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1442945164465:dw

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01 3/5 = 5/5 + 3/5 = 8/5 now you have 37/5  8/5 = what?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0remember when you add or subtract fractions the denominator (bottom part) stays the same

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it comes to (378)/ 5 can you simplify that?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmmm talking to myself again!!
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